ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR – TECHNICAL OPERATIONS, ABBOTT

OUR MISSION

LIVE YOUR BEST LIFE, NOW AND IN THE FUTURE

We understand that the first step to living your best life is good health. Everything we make is designed to help you do just that. That’s our commitment to building life-changing technologies that keep your heart healthy, nourish your body at every stage of life, help you feel and move better, and bring you information, medicines and breakthroughs to manage your health.

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We create breakthrough products – in diagnostics, medical devices, nutrition and branded generic pharmaceuticals – that help you, your family and your community lead healthier lives, full of unlimited possibilities. Today, 113,000 of us are working to make a lasting impact on health in the more than 160 countries we serve.

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For more than 130 years, we’ve put science and innovation to work – to create more possibilities for more people through the power of health. We adapt and respond quickly to changes in the world around us to deliver better solutions to help people live their best lives.

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LIFE-CHANGING TECHNOLOGY

From removing the regular pain of fingersticks as people manage their diabetes to connecting patients to doctors with real-time information monitoring their hearts, from easing chronic pain and movement disorders to testing half the world’s blood donations to ensure a healthy supply, our purpose is to make the world a better place by bringing life-changing health technologies to the people who need them. That’s our commitment to helping you live your best life.

Job description

DIVISION – ANSC Nutrition Supply Chain

LOCATION –  India – Mumbai

The role is single point of contact accountable for managing technical aspects of TPM/supplier mfg, quality, and continuity of supply.

Manage the supplier development/TPM team efficiently & effectively to deliver high quality & uninterrupted supplies of ingredients valued in excess of $50MM annually.

Lead supplier/TPM development strategies that are integrated with ANSC business needs.

Ensure execution of supplier development projects on time & within budget.

Develop robust supplier improvement plans.

Deploy risk mitigation programs to limit exposure to supply disruptions due to technical or quality issues.

Lead company efforts in executing material cost reduction / gross margin improvement programs using internal and external resources.

Form robust strategic alliances & develop effective working arrangements with in AN organization & externally related organization.

Coach and inspire internal and external teams to assure successful alignment and execution of the AN vision, polices & values.

Address timely response to overcome supplier performance issues & take appropriate actions where required.

Lead or play active role in quality / technical / commercial dispute with suppliers.

Work closely with Procurement, R&D, SQA & plant stakeholders for New development /Improvement Projects.

Maintain an environment where the performances of job responsibilities are in accordance with AN domestic expectations and guidelines

Lead team of Dairy/Non-dairy portfolios with delegation & responsibility.

EDUCATION LEVEL

Bachelor’s Degree in Agriculture Science, Dairy Technology /Food Science or similar discipline and MBA OR relevant Master’s Degree

EXPERIENCE DETAILS

  • Minimum15 years of experience in Supplier Development / technical services in food & beverage sector / dairy / Nutritional products industry.
  • Hands on working experience is preferred in manufacture/development of ingredients like Milk powders, casein, lactose, edible oils, maltodextrins, micronutrients with a curriculum of managing scope of installations, capacity expansions and start-ups.
  • Knowledge on agricultural/dairy commodities used in manufacture of such ingredients is a plus.
  • The candidate should also be able to demonstrate ability and strong leadership skills to manage successfully the business scope required in this role.
  • Experience in a similar role in a reputed organization will be an added advantage

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